Geometric Art: Bagdad Copper Mine, Arizona, Open Pit Mining Art

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Bagdad Copper Mine
Bagdad is an open-pit copper mine and concentrator, with molybdenum by-products. It is home to the world’s first commercial-scale concentrate leach processing facility (2003) and one of the longest continuously operating SX/EW plant in the world (1970). Source: Wikipedia, Bagdad, Arizona.

Open Pit
Open-pit mining is a surface mining technique of extracting rock or minerals from the earth by their removal from an open pit or borrow.

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Mar 3, 2015